Tuesday, June 14, 2016

July/August 2016 issue - Essential Herbal

Words almost fail me.
I hope that soon I will be able to quit choking up when the printer brings the boxes of mags that don't go into the bulk mail.  It would be nice to appear a little more in control! 
Without further ado, take a gander at this table of contents!

Field Notes
Days of future past, or always trying to put ourselves a few months ahead.

An’ May It Harm None, Lisa Marie Layman
What the heck is going on in the essential oil industry these days and how do we learn what we need to know?
A rosemary needle, with minuscule dots of essential oil, taken by Cory Trusty.
 Crudites Parisienne, Rita Richardson
A light summer dish.

Things to Do with Dandelions, Sandy Michelsen
Salve, jelly and fritters from the lowly but oh-so-valuable dandelion.

Pied Piper Picked... Tina Sams
All around us there are tea ingredients!

Rose Petal Panna Cotta, Melanie Underwood
Delicious, creamy, and flavored with roses.

Echinacea, The Immune Enhancer
, Joe Smulevitz
What's the latest word on echinacea?  Herbies had it right all along.

A Forest Visit, Debra Sturdevant
The cool northern woods are still full of wildflowers.
A small section of Debra's illustration.
Interview with Marlene Adelman, Molly Sams
The person behind the Herbal Academy.

Sunny St John’s Wort, Kristine Brown
All about this sunny and unassuming plant.
Crossword Puzzle, ­ Cayenne, Tina Sams
How much do you know about peppers.

Cucumber Mint Soap, Marci Tsohonis
Summer in a soap bar.
Just Lemon Balm, Molly Sams
Molly's take on one of her favorite herbs.

Music as Medicine, Chloe Smith
Using music to heal.

Scrubs of Summer, Tina Sams & Maryanne Schwartz 
Lots of ways to incorporate herbs and flowers to soothe and smooth summer skin.

Lovage, The Nearly Forgotten Herb, Jackie Johnson
There are many wonderful uses for this big, glorious herb!

Cover by Carey Adler Jung

Don't wait too long to get your copy if you aren't already a subscriber.  This one WILL be selling out.

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